historical museum

noun

: a museum that shows objects relating to the history of a place

Examples of historical museum in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Dearborn's oldest original building, dating back to 1833, is fully retrofitted into a local historical museum after more than two years of volunteer and fundraising efforts. Amelia Benavides-Colón, Detroit Free Press, 3 May 2024 Like any serious historical museum, this one was research-driven, intent on lighting its beautiful objects with new knowledge. Holland Cotter, New York Times, 4 Apr. 2024 Stop by the Museum and Collect a Trinket Pull up to the welcome center at 2317 Noel Street, which houses the historical museum to learn how the town evolved via an exhibit of clippings and photos. Melissa Locker, Southern Living, 30 Oct. 2023 Telling Latino stories Storytelling -- be it visual art, historical museum curation, or musical performance -- can tell stories and their messages can transcend cultural differences, artists say. Kiara Alfonseca, ABC News, 17 Oct. 2023 Tarrant turned the second-story apartment into a broader historical museum, with numerous war artifacts, including his great grandfather’s diaries and sketches from the Civil War, along with his drum and fife. Susan Glaser, cleveland, 10 Aug. 2023 Little Cranberry has a historical museum, restaurant, and a few art galleries. Pamela Wright, BostonGlobe.com, 27 July 2023

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“Historical museum.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/historical%20museum. Accessed 14 Jul. 2024.

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